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Solar-powered Plane Begins Its Round The World Trip

03/09/2015, Traveling by plane is probably one of the quickest ways to get from country to country, although some environmentalists aren’t too thrilled about the carbon emissions from planes. Unfortunately that is the state of the industry at the moment, but could...

Bookeen Solar-Powered eReader Set To Launch Next Year

03/04/2015, When it comes to mobile devices, tablets and smartphones do seem to control a large portion of the market – which would mean that e-book readers, or eReaders as others call them, do not really have a huge presence. Hence, development in this...

3D Printed Solar Car Prototypes Created By University Students

02/06/2015, The Shell EcoMarathon Asia solar car race is about to happen later this month, and no doubt about it one will be able to check out some of the more unique offerings that carry cutting edge technology. In fact, students over from the Nanyang Technological...

South Korean Team Achieves Record Breaking Solar Cell Efficiency

01/13/2015, A research team from South Korea has managed to achieve a new level of efficiency where solar cells are concerned, and this is done thanks to a brand new formula that mixes perovskite structures. Perovskite happens to be an inexpensive, abundant...

Tommy Hilfiger Launches Jackets With Solar Panels

12/04/2014, Tommy Hilfiger is a brand known for their clothing, but it looks like they are trying to merge both fashion and technology into one. The company has recently teamed up with solar manufacturer Pvilion and have launched a pair of jackets, one for men and...

Solar Panel Bike Path To Launch In The Netherlands

11/05/2014, The concept of solar panels embedded into roads isn’t exactly new. In some ways it is a great idea as roads are everywhere and it doesn’t have to take up a lot of space, as opposed to building solar farms where it will end up taking up a lot of land...

Kyocera Floating Solar Farm Sounds Like A Brilliant Alternative

10/09/2014, [CEATEC 2014] With close to 70% of the world’s surface being water, leaving around 30% of land for nearly 7 billion people to live on, it is starting to look like a very viable idea when it comes to working on a solar farm project – that is set up...

Pigment-Based Solar Cells Makes Renewable Energy More Chic

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] While the use of solar panels does benefit the environment in a variety of ways, it is worth noting that there is always a better way of getting things done. In this particular case, the engineers over at Aikin Seiki (the very same people...

Solar Steam Boiler Helps Make The World Greener

09/29/2014, Want to go green? There are many ways to do so, and driving an electric vehicle is definitely one of them. Having said that, with electric vehicles being touted to be the future, it would be prudent to figure out a reliable and eco-friendly method to...

IKEA Intends To Increase Solar Panel Sales

09/22/2014, When it comes to going green, many different companies out there happen to take the initiative to have some sort of eco-friendly mantra going on, but there are others who take the environment a whole lot more seriously than the rest. Furniture giant IKEA...

Solarade Might Be Tiny, But It Performs Well

09/12/2014, When we talk about solar chargers, most of the time it would be an image of a large scale charger placed on the roof of a house. However, with the Solarade, things might change in the future. The Solarade happens to be an extremely tiny solar charge that...